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DAC approves acquisition of defence equipment worth Rs 2,700 cr

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New Delhi, Feb 27 : The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Wednesday accorded approval for acquisition of defence equipment for about Rs 2,700 crore.

The DAC was chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Approval was granted for procurement of three Cadet Training ships for the Indian Navy, which would be utilised to provide basic sea training for officer cadets including women officer undertrainees.

The ships would be capable of undertaking Hospital Ship duties, providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief, undertaking Search and Rescue (SAR) missions and Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, according to an official spokesperson here. (UNI)